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Who Controls the Internet: Illusions of a Borderless World

By: Jack Goldsmith and Tim Wu

272 pages, no illustrations

Oxford University Press USA

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #160445 | ISBN: 0195152662
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NHBS Price: £49.99 $63/€59 approx

About this book

Aims to dismiss the fashionable talk of both a 'borderless' net and of a single governing 'code'. Examining policy puzzles from e-commerce to privacy, speech and pornography, intellectual property, and cybercrime, this book demonstrates that individual governments, rather than private or global bodies, will play that dominant role in regulation.

Sometimes it reads with the zip of an investigative thriller...Lane's story is intriguing Steven Poole, Guardian


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